Polytechnic University of Valencia Congress, Third International Conference on Higher Education Advances

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Environmental training at companies. The case of Volkswagen Navarra
Marta Ormazabal, Elisabeth Viles, Vanessa Prieto-Sandoval, Carmen Jaca

Last modified: 08-06-2017

Abstract


Companies have made great strides in strengthening their environmental maturity and sustainable production. Nevertheless, many of them have not transmitted their knowledge to their workers, and this makes it more difficult to have employees participate in their company’s sustainability improvement process. In the particular case of Volkswagen Navarra, they have a lot of experience in environmental management, but they don’t have a proper program for teaching their workers so they can be more involved in the environmental aspects of the company. This paper proposes an environmental training program that can be used either as an e-learning course or a face-to-face course with the objective of providing employees with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in the improvement of environmental aspects.

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